“Riley’s courage and selflessness brings out the Jedi in all of us,” said a letter from Lucasfilm to Howell’s family after his death.
Police said the 21-year-old's sacrifice "saved lives" and helped authorities apprehend the suspect.
Police have arrested Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, as a suspect in the shooting at the UNC Charlotte campus. Four people are reported injured.
Police said the shooting was a result of a "domestic situation."
A grim way to mark half a century since the Bell Tower attack.
Dan Gross explains why he thinks that Americans want better gun laws.